Car thief wanted for burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on Yorkshire road

A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road.

A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road. Photo credit: @WYP_TrafficDave West Yorkshire Police.

The incident took place in Dewsbury on Wednesday, April 3 when police spotted a man believed to be linked with three burglaries.

He was stopped by the West Yorkshire Police Road Policing Unit.

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The ford focus car, which was stolen, was then rammed into the police cars as the man tried to escape the scene.

A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road. Photo credit: @WYP_TrafficDave West Yorkshire Police.

Police confirmed he is now in custody.

A traffic officer tweeted this statement from his account, Traffic Dave. It said: "Stolen Ford Focus driven by a male currently circulated for three burglaries.

"Sighted by @WYP_RPU and stopped.

"Driver tried ramming his way out. One in custody. #Dewsbury #Team3 #OperationalSupport".

A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road. Photo credit: @WYP_TrafficDave West Yorkshire Police.
A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road. Photo credit: @WYP_TrafficDave West Yorkshire Police.